Veterinary Technology

Veterinary Technology

Reporting Animal Concerns

The humane care and use of animals are of paramount importance to Genesee Community College. Specific concerns about the treatment of animals should be reported to the Chair of the IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee). Specific concerns about the treatment of animals maybe reported in person, by email, or by letter. Those registering concerns may include his/her name or the concern may be anonymous. 

Concerns should be reported to:

  • Letter sent to GCC addressed to “IACUC Chair, Confidential”
  • Carolyn Caccamise, Director of Veterinary Technology Program at 585-343-0055 x6185 or x6187, or cmccamise@genesee.edu
  • Martha Lorshbaugh, Vet Tech Program secretary at 585-343-0055 x6185, or mjlorshbaugh@genesee.edu?

All claims will be investigated.  To facilitate in a thorough investigation, claims should include the date, time, species involved, specific animal identification number and names of college student, staff or personnel if possible.

Any individual reporting a concern about animal care and use has freedom from reprisal for his/her action.

Animal husbandry concerns should be discussed with the facility supervisor.  If the problem remains unresolved, please contact the Director of Veterinary Technology Program and any of the about contact options.